While at the MGM Grand for the Floyd Mayweather fight, billionaire investor Warren Buffett decided to branch out from stock picks and bet on a sports book.
The pro football season is preparing to kick off, but one Las Vegas bookmaker has already picked the winner of Super Bowl XLIX.
Shoppers at Ashley Furniture are getting $1 million in free stuff, after the owner in College Station, Texas, said it would reimburse anything bought last week if A&M Aggies beat South Carolina Gamecocks by more than 10 points. Mark Wilks, Ashley Furniture Store owner, says he's happy about the deal.
A new helmet with an embedded HD video camera is taking professional and college football by storm.
The seemingly "unlimited ability" of colleges to increase costs has "run its course" as a business model for higher education, Purdue's Mitch Daniels tells CNBC.
More than 20 current and former athletes sued, saying that players should share in the profits of college athletics.
The University of Notre Dame is planning to make way for new football turf, so it's selling off used grass for nearly $150 a pop.
Michael Sam may not have been chosen until the final round of the NFL draft, but the first openly gay player drafted is already selling fast.
NBC's Rob Simmelkjaer, "Speaking of Sports" host, discusses the hot picks in Thursday night's National Football League draft.
NBC's Dave Briggs, "SportsDash" host, discusses the National Football League's draft picks and shares his thought on which team will likely benefit the most in the 2014 season.
It's likely to be months before results of the vote are known. The outcome may not be as crucial as what the NLRB in Washington decides.
When the NLRB ruled that scholarship football players could unionize, the Northwestern began a wide-ranging campaign to defeat a vote, NYT reports.
If college athletes ever get paid, their salaries could be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions.
If the ruling on allowing Northwestern University football players to unionize stands all challenges, it may not be so easy to do.
NBC Sports' Rob Simmelkjaer provides insight into the NLRB allowing Northwestern football players to unionize.
Many former and current football players have commented on NFL draft prospect Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay, including Ryan Mouton of the Redskins, and David King of the Bengals.
As part of a national marketing campaign to woo female fans, Belk Stores renews its sponsorship of the college football game that bears its name.
Win or lose, a lawsuit against the NCAA to give college athletes compensation for the use of their likeness will likely change collegiate athletics.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on the gifts players at college bowl games will receive, including Fossil watches and Oakley sunglasses. The limit each player can receive is up to $550.
CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at what college football bowl games award the best gifts to the players. Chu also breaks down the ticket prices of the BCS games.